Posts Tagged: Job Search

Half of Employed Adults Likely to Job Hunt Next Year

This article was just release by the American Staffing Association on 11.5.2019.  This is the time to job search! Nearly half of employed adults in the U.S. (48%) are likely to look for a new job in the next year, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online… Read More »

Why the Current Job Market Give You More Negotiating Power

Why the Current Job Market Give You More Negotiating Power Right now, the WI unemployment rate is about 3.2% (To give you a reference, in 2010 it was about 9.3%.)  Most employees are currently working and companies are really struggling to fill open positions. Companies are offering higher wages, sign on bonuses, flexible schedules, and… Read More »

Giving Notice Without Burning Bridges

Many candidates are interviewing for new positions these days and have an influx of emotions. Nervousness, doubt, confidence and enthusiasm often play a role as a person prepares for the initial meeting. And sometimes, all feelings seem to occur at the same time. However, what happens when the role is offered and accepted? As the… Read More »

New Opening – Supply and Logistics Specialist

We have an exciting opening for you!   Growing company in Greenville is seeking a DIRECT HIRE Supply and Logistics Assistant! This family owned company has been providing service to the Fox Valley and surrounding areas for 50+ years.   They are proud to conduct business based on a firm foundation of honesty, integrity, family values,… Read More »

5 Things to Consider Financially Before a Job Transition

Career Options has interviewed hundreds of candidates over the years and many have gone through job transitions. This can be a scary and nerve racking time, yet also exciting. There are many things to consider and Becky Becky June Starlyn Vogt, BBA of Northwestern Mutual has some great points to consider. Please take a minute… Read More »

Answering the Question: Why Are You Leaving Your Current Position?

Most job seekers understand that honesty is the best policy when answering interview questions. However, when it comes to why you want to leave your current position, telling the whole truth may not be ideal if it causes you to speak negatively of your manager or employer. This means you have to answer this question… Read More »

How to Include Social Media into Your Job Search Strategy

While social media initially began as a means to connect with others on a personal level, the technology quickly became a powerful tool for job seekers. After the advent of LinkedIn, more professionals began turning to these platforms to connect, allowing them to reach out to other professionals and potential employers to assist with finding… Read More »